All posts tagged with: child labor

Child Labor in India

Posted December 15, 2014 no picture Angel

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Did you know that India has the largest amount of child laborers in the world? Human Rights Watch states, “More children in India work than anywhere else in the world”. There are 100-150 million children from ages 5 to 14 working, and nearly half of those children (at least 44 million) are engaged in hazardous work. This is now a big problem in India that has to be taken care of. As stated by article number 32 from The Convention Of Rights Of The Children, “Governments should...


Child Labor in China

Posted December 15, 2014 no picture Ishita

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Did you know that according to the China Labour Bulletin, in 2000, there were approximately 11,575,000 children at work between the ages of 10 to 14 in China? This violates article 32 of the Convention of Rights of The Child, which states, “You have the right to protection from work that harms you, and is bad for your health and prevents you from receiving an education. If you work, you have the right to be safe and paid fairly.” Even though the minimum age for work in China is...


Child Labor In Indonesia

Posted December 15, 2014 no picture William

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In Indonesia there are 3.2 million children working, doing the worst kinds of labor. The Indonesian government has done little to tackle this problem. They have set up laws that say all children must finish high school but many families lack the money to do so. The children decide to go to work. In all this violates the following articles of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. Article 19, governments should make sure children are properly treated, 28, right to education,...


Ghana Child Mining problem

Posted December 14, 2014 no picture Pat37724

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I am a student from a school in Jakarta called Jakarta Intercultural School, and my name is Patrick. I am writing this letter in the hopes of bringing a certain problem to attention. The problem at hand are the current situations where children are forced to work in the mines, for whatever circumstance that drives them to. In Ghana children work in mines and other places, but the most prominent problem may be mining. First of all, to give a general overview of the total situa...


Child labour in Bangladesh! Let's fight back!

Posted May 9, 2014 Avatar Ann Naser Nabil

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Yesterday I was surfing the net about child labour in Bangladesh! There I found something interesting! I found a site totally based on child labour and human rights. Now I am sharing some of it's articles! Here's some points about child labour in Bangladesh: 1) Child labour is a common sign in development countries like Bangladesh. Most of the children are doing their jobs in unhealthy conditions to earn. He is supposed to go to school at this time. But they cannot do it in poverty. In Dhaka Ci...


A Day in 100 Snaps (Photo Essay on Child Labor in Bangladesh)

Posted May 7, 2014 Avatar Ann Naser Nabil

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Through this video Umme Mahbuba has tried to visualize a regular day of a domestic child worker in Bangladesh. However, it does not represent all the domestic child labors of this country as most of the scenarios and situations of child labor in Bangladesh is worst than this.


A Different Way of Playing

Posted January 25, 2014 no picture Aljira Fitya

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If you have assume that every child and youth has a life like ours, you seriously need to do some more reading. Life like ours? What does that even mean? It's a lifestyle that involves a cycle of going to school and applying to college to get a degree for your career. The things you have to overcome are (extreme) competition, laziness and peer pressure to say the least. If that's the environment your living in, similar to my description, then you're more than blessed. Out there...


Business Lead the Change.

Posted November 18, 2013 no picture Vivian Onano

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Businesses have an extensive role to play in the development of children and youth globally. If both major corporations and small & medium enterprises decided to dedicate their social responsibility programs on advocating children's rights, the results and the impact would be immense. Currently, there are 57 million children who are out of school and need access to quality education. Businesses and corporations can bring education to this huge number of devastated children by c...


Minimize Child Labour and Poverty

Posted September 20, 2013 no picture Venkat

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It is a known fact that poverty is one of the reason for child labor, if we need to keep the children in the school we need to bring up them above the poverty level, so that the basic need of the family is served and the education becomes the priority. Education is the only solution for poverty,We could make this happen as a team, even if we could pay these children a small stipend, it could be good enough. A small initiative such as social fashion, say a accessory made out o...


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